The University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Top 20

    In Diversity

    Chicago’s largest and
    most diverse University
    — U.S. News & World Report

  • 33,000+


    More than one-third of undergraduates are
    first-generation students.

  • Top 10

    Best Value

    Illinois’ only University ranked ‘Best Value’ in the nation (#8)
    — Wall Street Journal

Ranked No.2 in the Nation

UIC’s online bachelor’s degree programs are ranked No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Student Shoutout

If my volunteering can help get us back to normal and be safe, I’m happy to speed up the process

Inesa Tshagharyan | '21, College of Dentistry


She now thanks the man who refused her a scholarship in the humanities since it allowed her to discover her “calling:” community health nursing

Sheila Dinotshe Tlou | '90, PhD

Chicago's Public Research University

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), in the heart of the city, provides an affordable and excellent education. Our world-class research benefits individuals and society. Sixteen colleges offer degrees that are valued by employers and will improve our world.

UIC includes a leading health sciences system.

Inclusive Community

UIC is one of the nation’s most ethnically and culturally rich college campuses in America.  Our welcoming environment and diverse student body deepen understanding and intellectual achievement.

Hundreds of on-campus organizations add to student engagement and student success.

Online and In Person Learning Resources

Preparing students for success in their careers and in life is our constant mission. Whether taking classes in person or online, we are committed to providing every resource necessary to UIC students.

Read student and faculty online learning stories, find virtual resources, and discover on-campus services.